Cailee Spaeny

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Cailee Spaeny
Cailee Spaeny, 2018 (cropped).jpg
Spaeny in 2018
Born (1997-07-24) July 24, 1997 (age 23)[1]
  • Actress
Years active2016–present

Cailee Spaeny (/ˈkli ˈspni/;[2] born July 24, 1997) is an American actress,[3] who starred in Pacific Rim: Uprising.


Spaeny was born in Springfield, Missouri. Growing up she spent a large amount of time in the Springfield Little Theatre group, in concert with which she participated in many plays. In the 2013–2014 season, she landed the lead role of Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz. In 2016, she released her debut single "Fallin" to iTunes under Future Town Music.[citation needed]


Her debut film role was as Erica in the 2016 short film Counting to 1000. In 2018, she played several major film roles, starring in Steven S. DeKnight's science fiction monster adventure Pacific Rim: Uprising, alongside John Boyega and Scott Eastwood; Drew Goddard's thriller Bad Times at the El Royale;[4][5][6] and the biographical dramas On the Basis of Sex and Vice.[7] She next appeared in Devs (2020) and The Craft: Legacy (2020).



Year Title Role Notes
2018 Pacific Rim: Uprising Amara Namani
2018 Bad Times at the El Royale Rose Summerspring
2018 On the Basis of Sex Jane Ginsburg
2018 Vice Young Lynne Cheney
2020 The Craft: Legacy[8] Lily
The Shoes The Cashier Post-production


Year Title Role Notes
2020 Devs Lyndon Miniseries
2021 Mare of Easttown Erin McMenamin Upcoming miniseries

Music videos[edit]

Year Band Song Notes
2019 The All-American Rejects "Send Her to Heaven"


  1. ^ "Empire". Empire. September 22, 2016.
  2. ^ "Pacific Rim Uprising Cast Answer 50 of the Most Googled Kaiju Questions". Wired. March 22, 2018.
  3. ^ N'Duka, Amanda. "WME Signs 'Pacific Rim 2' Actress Cailee Spaeny". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved November 22, 2017.
  4. ^ Kroll, Justin. "Newcomer Cailee Spaeny Lands Female Lead in 'Pacific Rim 2'". Variety. Retrieved November 22, 2017.
  5. ^ White, James. "Pacific Rim sequel adds Cailee Spaeny". Empire. Retrieved November 22, 2017.
  6. ^ "Cailee Spaeny Cast as Female Lead in Pacific Rim Sequel". Retrieved November 22, 2017.
  7. ^ "Drew Goddard's 'Bad Times at the El Royale' Adds Newcomer Cailee Spaeny". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved November 22, 2017.
  8. ^ Galuppo, Mia (June 21, 2019). "'The Craft' Reboot Finds Lead With Cailee Spaeny (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved October 8, 2019.

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